The critical need for students to learn to be effective members of interprofessional teams in preparation for collaborative practice-ready care provision now and in the future has been well documented1. There are increasing opportunities for students to observe interprofessional events to assist them in doing so, but often their role is passive and the teams may not demonstrate the highest level of patient-centered care, minimizing the student learning.
George, MD, David; Speakman, EdD, RN, ANEF, FNAP, Elizabeth; Smith, EdD, RN, Kellie; Lyons, PhD, Kevin; and Giordano, PhD, Carolyn
"Jefferson Teamwork Observation Guide (JTOG): A Pilot Project,"
Collaborative Healthcare: Interprofessional Practice, Education and Evaluation (JCIPE):
2, Article 5.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jcipe/vol5/iss2/5